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Projections of Education Statistics to 2025

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics

Covers projections for enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures at all educational levels.  The 44th report in an annual series which began in 1964.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Births in the United States 2016

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

Reports that the U.S. fertility rate was 62.0 births per 1,000 women aged 15-44, down 1% from 2015.  Also reveals that births declined for women under 30 but rose for women aged 30-44.  Also covers demographic characteristics, cesarean delivery rates, and multiple births.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


H.R. 3840: The Affordable College Textbook Act

Categories: Education-Higher,Laws/Regulations,Prices/Inflation

Legislation introduced in Congress to expand the use of open textbooks to bring about savings for students.  Provides text of the introduced bill and allows for tracking of progress through legislative process.  From


Staying Engaged: Health Patterns of Older Americans Who Participate in the Arts

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Elderly,Health/Medical,Mental Health

Examines such health characteristics as cognitive ability, physical function, and hypertension rates among elderly Americans who participate in arts activities.  From the National Endowment for the Arts


SSI Recipients by State and County, 2016

Categories: Children,Disability,Govt Finance,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

Covers the number of recipients by state or county, eligibility category, and amount of payments for the Supplemental Security Income Program during 2016.  From the Social Security Administration


Remarks by President Trump at Tax Reform Event

Categories: Presidency,Taxes

What few details have been revealed about the Republican tax plan are in this speech given during an Indianapolis political rally.  From the White House


Congressional Record

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,History,Laws/Regulations

Digitized versions of the Congressional Record are now available from 1921 to the present except for one three year gap (2002-2004) on the GovInfo site.  From the Government Publishing Office


2016 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance

Categories: Health/Medical,Sex Issues,Statistics

More than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were reported in the U.S. in 2016, the highest number ever,  Offers national profiles, statistical tables for each disease, and special focus profiles for STDs in women and infants, in adolescents and young males, in racial and ethnic minorities, and in gay men.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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